Lectures

Events 1991

All lectures are open to the public. Please RSVP by email or phone (202.387.3355).

The Future of American History

December 13, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: John Higham, Johns Hopkins University

Ideology and Contingency: Violence and Terror in the Epochs of the French and Russian Revolutions

December 03, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Arno J. Mayer, Princeton University

Flagging Texts: Ritual Gesture in Early Modern Bureaucratic Prose

November 19, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David W. Sabean, Cornell University

Painting and Politics in Imperial Germany

November 14, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Marion F. Deshmukh, George Mason University

1871 versus 1789: German Historians and the Ideological Foundations of Imperial Germany

October 21, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Horst Dippel, University of Kassel

Waste and Want: The Other Side of Consumption

October 17, 1991
5th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Susan Strasser, George Washington University

The Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871, in Historical Perspective

October 11, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sir Michael Howard, Yale University

The German State as Institution: Citizens Challenge Civil Servants

September 26, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Gregg O. Kvistad, University of Denver

German-American-Jewish Themes: The End of the German Democratic Republic and the "Jewish Connection"

May 28, 1991
Alois Mertes Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Michael Wolffsohn, University of Munich

Helmuth von Moltke and the Theory of Deterrence: The End of a Military Tradition?

April 16, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Detlef Bald, Social Science Institute of the German Armed Forces Munich

America, Ford, and the German Economy in the 1920s

April 09, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Mary Nolan, New York University

The U.S. and Germany's Integration into the West, 1947-1957

March 21, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Klaus Schwabe (Technical University of Aachen).

Holocaust and Shilumim: The Policy of Wiedergutmachung in the Early 1950

March 15, 1991
Event at the Columbia University
Convener: Axel Frohn, GHI

Hitler, the V-2, and the Battle for Priority: Weapons Procurement and the German War Economy, 1939-1943

March 12, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Michael J. Neufeld, National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.

Petitions, Politics, and the People: Revolution in Bavaria in 1849

February 19, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: James F. Harris, University of Maryland at College Park

The Nazi Stammtisch: Sociable Tradition and Political Mobilization in the Weimar Era

February 07, 1991
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1991 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Roger Chickering, University of Oregon